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Proposal/Business Writer

By Heather Scott posted 29 days ago

  
Job Title: Proposal/Business Writer
Organization: LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
Location: Any LaPorte Office Location (Houston, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; Metairie, LA; Houma, LA; Covington, LA) or Remote

As a member of the Marketing team, the writer will manage writing projects related to the firm. We want a writer who thinks strategically in order to meet project highest objectives. Major responsibilities of the position include:

Proposals:
• Review RFPs/RFQs to facilitate development of proposal
• Meet with appropriate personnel to obtain necessary information
• Gather background on new business prospects, as needed
• Gather information as defined in RFP then develop, write, and edit proposals
• Create unique and/or prospect-focused content in response to individual situations/requests
• Manage information spreadsheet used for proposal creation
• Manage the majority of the written proposal process
• Update proposal report monthly

Blogs/Newsletters:
• Using blog questionnaire submissions and supplied background information, compose blogs on various topics for use on
the website, as backflap articles, and for eblasts
• Synthesize complex issues and translate industry lingo/jargon into easily understood articles
• Proofread and edit content written by others when applicable

Other Writing Projects:
Other projects include everything from press releases to CVs to web content or other writing projects, as needed.

Qualifications:
• Strong attention to detail and deadline-driven; must be able to multi-task and excel in a diverse and fast-paced
atmosphere with short timelines and multiple priorities
• Bachelor’s degree or above
• At least three years of proposal/business writing experience (education and/or verifiable skills may be considered for
substitution)
• Previous experience in professional services (accounting, legal, etc.) desired
• Knowledge of AP style
• Experience with keyword research as it relates to SEO performance a plus

Skillsets:
• Excellent English, grammar, research, verbal and written communication, strategic thinking
• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills for gathering input from pursuit team members and executive management
• Strong time management, proofreading, and grammatical skills are critical
• Ability to manage people, processes, and priorities in order to meet established deadlines
• Strong sense of ownership on writing projects
• Ability to use various software/computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite. InDesign and proposal development
software a plus

Reporting:
• Reports to Marketing Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
• Works closely with Marketing and other firm employees, as required

Other Items:
• Must submit writing samples and salary history/requirements
• References will be required/verified

Minimal travel may be required

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